Employer Sponsored Visas

Employer Sponsored Visa in Australia with Ten Heads Immigration Consultants

From Global Skills to Empowering Global Talent to Thrive in Australia Shores

Employer Sponsored Visas provide a vital pathway for skilled overseas workers to establish their careers in Australia in alignment with their specific professional expertise and the needs of Australian employers. These visas are essential for qualified individuals with experience in occupations listed on the relevant Skilled Occupation List.

At Ten Heads Immigration Experts, our focus is on the successful application and approval of Employer Sponsored visas. With our team of expert Registered Migration Agents, we are dedicated to guiding each client through the complexities of the visa process, ensuring a smooth journey to working in Australia’s diverse and dynamic industries.

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Subclass 482: Temporary Skill Shortage Visa

Temporary Employment in High-Demand Roles

This temporary visa allows Australian employers to sponsor skilled overseas workers for positions that cannot be filled locally. Basic eligibility criteria include being nominated for a skilled position by an approved sponsor, possessing the right skills for the job, and meeting English language requirements.


Subclass 482 Streams:

Subclass 186 - Employer Nomination Scheme Visa

Permanent Residency through Employment

This visa is designed for skilled workers nominated by their employers, offering a permanent residency option in Australia.

Basic Eligibility:

Subclass 186 Streams:

Subclass 494 - Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional) Visa

Fostering Growth in Regional Australia

This visa supports regional employers in addressing labour shortages by sponsoring skilled overseas workers where local talent is unavailable. You have a dedicated pathway to apply for permanent residency through subclass 191 visa. If eligible, you can apply for subclass 191 – after 3 years from the time your subclass 494 visa is granted.


Subclass 494 Streams:

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Begin with a Expert Consultation with a Registered Migration Agent

Navigating the intricacies of Employer Sponsored Visas is streamlined and transparent with Ten Heads Immigration Experts. Our extensive experience in handling employer-sponsored visa applications ensures a high success rate, aligning the aspirations of skilled international workers with the requirements of Australian employers.

Our proficiency in Migration Law and visa processes enables us to provide step-by-step guidance, ensuring the application progresses smoothly from start to finish. We stand beside you at every phase, from initial application to visa approval, while supporting you in taking the next steps into your new professional role in Australia.

Begin shaping your future in Australia by scheduling a 15-minute consultation with one of our seasoned Registered Migration Agents.


Frequently Asked Questions

An Australian employer-sponsored visa is a type of visa that allows employers in Australia to sponsor skilled workers from overseas to fill specific positions that cannot be filled by the local workforce.

Common employer-sponsored visa options in Australia include the Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) visa, the Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) visa, Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional) Visa. Each visa has its own eligibility criteria and requirements.

Processing times vary depending on the type of visa and individual circumstances. Generally, it’s advisable to plan well in advance and be aware that processing times can be affected by factors such as the completeness of the application and changes in government policies.

Yes, Australian employers can sponsor multiple employees for visas, provided they meet the criteria for each specific visa category and can demonstrate a genuine need for each position.

Yes, family members, including spouses and dependent children, can be included in the visa application. They will have the same work and study rights as the primary visa holder.

TSS visa has no age limit. The other visas have an age limit of upto 45 years at the time of application.

Changing jobs on an Australian employer-sponsored visa may be possible but is subject to certain conditions and may need a new nomination approval. It’s essential to understand the visa conditions and seek professional advice before making any changes.

Labour Market Testing is a requirement for certain employer-sponsored visas, demonstrating that efforts have been made to hire Australian workers before sponsoring a foreign worker. Employers must advertise the position locally to prove that no suitable Australian candidates are available.

Yes, certain employer-sponsored visas, such as the Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) visa, provide a direct pathway to permanent residency for eligible visa holders. This allows skilled workers to settle in Australia permanently.

Yes, English language proficiency is often a requirement for employer-sponsored visas. The level of proficiency required can vary depending on the visa subclass, and applicants may need to provide evidence of their English language skills through recognized tests.

Depending on the visa type, some employer-sponsored visas can be extended. Employers may need to lodge a new nomination and visa application before the current visa expires, ensuring continued compliance with visa conditions.

Yes, employer-sponsored visas often have minimum salary requirements to ensure that foreign workers are compensated appropriately. The specific salary threshold can vary based on the visa category and occupation, but majorly should be higher than the Temporary Skilled Migration Income Threshold
(TSMIT) and the market rate salary.

Yes, many employer-sponsored visa holders and their family members are eligible to study in Australia. However, it’s essential to comply with visa conditions and ensure that any study activities align with the approved visa subclass.
(TSMIT) and the market rate salary.

The SAF levy is a contribution required from employers sponsoring foreign workers on certain visas. It is designed to support training initiatives for the Australian workforce. Employers are responsible for paying the SAF levy as part of the nomination process.

Transferring an employer-sponsored visa to a new employer is possible under certain conditions. Both the current and new employers must adhere to the relevant regulations, and the visa holder may need to apply for a new nomination and visa.

We stay abreast of evolving immigration policies and can guide employers and employees through changes in regulations. Their expertise ensures that employers remain compliant with current requirements, minimizing risks and disruptions to the visa application process.

We provide comprehensive assistance, including evaluating eligibility, preparing and submitting nomination and visa applications, navigating regulatory requirements, and offering ongoing support throughout the process.
Professional guidance ensures a smoother and more successful application process.